Membership reports

The rising age of retirement means older workers as a proportion of the UK workforce will increase, yet those over 50 seeking work face many obstacles. The problem is often overlooked or ...
This definitive guide shows how salaries in the sector have changed since 2010, and provides a valuable guide to what salary you can expect and aim for. The report looks at differences in pay across...
The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) surveys its members annually to identify trends in how different services are valued and to gather members’ opinions on potential new future...
Find out more about the IES and our activities by reading the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2013. The 2013 Report features comment from our Chair, Honorary Secretary and CEO. Read about...

Environmental Science Sector Reports

The IES is committed to promoting the crucial role of environmental science in society and an evidence-based approach to decision and policy making. Influencing the European Union is one of the best...
The IES is committed to promoting the crucial role of environmental science in society and an evidence-based approach to decision and policy making. One of the most effective ways this can be...
An updated version of our 2012 publication, the purpose of this document is to bring together a list of available funding streams for research, careers or projects in the environmental sciences. This...
In the UK Local Authorities have a statutory responsibility for the management of local air quality. Many guidelines and tools have been developed to promote best practice in the way these...

Latest guidance

Odour is an issue that air quality professionals are frequently required to assess, particularly in respect to planning. Odour impacts may be assessed when considering a planning application  for...

Emissions of dust to air can occur during the preparation of the land (e.g. demolition, land clearing, and earth moving), and during construction. Emissions can vary substantially from...

This document provides guidance on how to make an ecosystem services assessment.  It explains what ecosystem services are, why an ecosystem services assessment needs to be made, and how it can add...

Constructing buildings, roads and other infrastructure can have a substantial, temporary impact on local air quality. The most common impacts are increased particulate matter (PM) concentrations...

Forthcoming publications

Solar factsheet

Our latest energy factsheet takes a look at what government, industry, campaigners and scientitsts say about solar energy.
Due to be published in March

New materials and the circular economy

This journal takes a look at recent developments in materials science and their environmental impact.
Due to be published in March

 

Poll

What do you think of biodiversity offsetting?

Latest book review

This publication offers a concise overview of updates to the various guidance, legislation,...